South African President Nelson Mandela (Morgan Freeman) faced an uphill battle, bringing his country together after he was elected to office and ended Apartheid. In 1995, he used the national rugby team's run for the World Cup championship to rally South Africa. Matt Damon plays a rugby star who got to know Mandela. The two developed an unlikely friendship. Directed by Clint Eastwood. Categories: Biography, Drama. Year: 2009.
Morgan Freeman in Invictus
After breaking out of a cancer ward, two terminally ill men (Jack Nicholson and Morgan Freeman) head off on a road trip with a list of things they want to do before they die, including racing cars, eating giant plates of caviar and gambling in Monte Carlo. Directed by Rob Reiner. With Sean Hayes and Rob Morrow. Categories: Adventure, Comedy, Crime. Year: 2008.
Morgan Freeman in The Bucket List
Batman (Christian Bale) continues his quest to bring down the criminal organizations that plague the streets of Gotham with the help of Lieutenant Jim Gordon (Gary Oldman) and District Attorney Harvey Dent (Aaron Eckhart). But, when mob bosses make an alliance with a psychotic mastermind known as the Joker (Heath Ledger), Batman must use every weapon in his arsenal to put an end to the villain's deadly rampage. Directed by Christopher Nolan. With Maggie Gyllenhaal, Morgan Freeman, Anthony Michael Hall, William Fichtner and Michael Caine. Categories: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller, Based on a Comic. Year: 2008.
Morgan Freeman in The Dark Knight
Stuck in the monotony of a dead end job and routinely ignored by his girlfriend, Wes's (James McAvoy) life is going nowhere fast. Things quickly change when he meets a devastatingly gorgeous woman named Fox (Angelina Jolie). Formerly an apathetic nobody, Wes is recruited into the Fraternity, a secret society of assassins that trains him to avenge his estranged father's death by unlocking his dormant powers. Directed by Timur Bekmambetov. With Morgan Freeman, Terence Stamp, Common and David O'Hara. Categories: Action, Thriller. Year: 2008.
Morgan Freeman in Wanted
After leaving the Buffalo TV station where he was tormented by rival Bruce Nolan, Evan Baxter (Steve Carell) is elected as a congressman and moves to Washington D.C. But, just as he is getting started with his new job, God (Morgan Freeman) summons Evan to build an ark. As Evan is transformed into a modern day Noah, he must deal with the appearance of thousands of wild animals and explain his bizarre behavior to his family, friends and constituents. Directed by Tom Shadyac. With Lauren Graham, Jonah Hill, Wanda Sykes, Ed Helms, John Michael Higgins and John Goodman. Categories: Comedy, Fantasy. Year: 2007.
Morgan Freeman in Evan Almighty
Local professor Harry Stevenson (Morgan Freeman) witnesses love in all its glorious, mischievous and brutal forms while sitting in a coffeeshop in a small Oregon town. There's the die-hard romantic coffee shop owner (Greg Kinnear), the adulterous real estate agent (Radha Mitchell), the beautiful young newcomer (Alexa Davalos) and the troubled young man (Toby Hemingway). But, it is Harry himself who may have the greatest trouble of all after the loss of a loved one. Directed by Robert Benton. With Selma Blair, Jane Alexander and Billy Burke. Categories: Drama, Romance. Year: 2007.
Morgan Freeman in Feast of Love
Patrick Kenzie (Casey Affleck) and Angela Gennaro (Michelle Monaghan), two private detectives in Boston, are hired to investigate a little girl's kidnapping when people in the neighborhood are reluctant to talk with police. When an arranged exchange with a drug dealer is botched, resulting in the girl's death, Patrick and Angela blame themselves and have difficulty moving past the tragedy. But, when another child goes missing, the pair picks up the investigation and discovers that things aren't always what they seem. Directed by Ben Affleck. With Morgan Freeman, Ed Harris, John Ashton, Amy Ryan and Amy Madigan. Categories: Crime, Drama, Mystery. Year: 2007.
Morgan Freeman in Gone Baby Gone
Actor Morgan Freeman, playing himself, is debilitated by his own fear of failure and has not accepted a role in several years. When he begins to contemplate doing an independent film, Freeman heads to an isolated convenience store to do a little research and perhaps find some inspiration. What he finds is Scarlet (Paz Vega), a spitfire cashier, who he ends up asking for a ride home. The two cultivate a brief, unlikely friendship and help one another to grow through their banter and mutual encouragement. Directed by Brad Silberling. With Jonah Hill, Alexandra Berardi and Bobby Cannavale. Categories: Comedy, Drama, Independent Film. Year: 2006.
Morgan Freeman in 10 Items or Less
Ray Keene (John Cusack) takes his son on a hiking trip hoping to reconnect with the boy after his mother's death. But, when the pair witness a car wreck, Keene is tasked with bringing world-class assassin Frank Cardin (Morgan Freeman) to justice when the US Marshall escorting him dies from his injuries. In an attempt to redeem himself in the eyes of his son, Keene must evade the assassin's team who are methodically hunting them down in the wilderness. Directed by Bruce Beresford. With Jamie Anderson. Categories: Drama, Thriller, Crime. Year: 2006.
Morgan Freeman in The Contract
As a young child, Bruce Wayne (Christian Bale) watched helplessly as his parents were gunned down, victims of a petty criminal in corrupt Gotham city. Grown up and hardened by training under the ninja lord Ra's Al-Ghul (Ken Watanabe), Wayne returns to Gotham to become a force of justice: Batman. His first task is dealing with and old friend-turned-foe, Henri Ducard (Liam Neeson), whose League of Shadows intends on driving the Gotham's citizens mad using an exotic poison. Director Christopher Nolan (Memento) returns the series to its dark and serious roots. With Michael Caine, Katie Holmes and Morgan Freeman. Categories: Action, Adventure, Crime, Fantasy, Thriller. Year: 2005.
Morgan Freeman in Batman Begins
Narrated by Morgan Freeman, this incredible documentary follows the annual journey of the Emperor penguins of Antarctica as they travel to their mating grounds. Months of arduous travel and care by monogamous pairs of penguins brings new life into the world, captured for the first time in this gorgeous and moving tale of love and survival. Directed by Luc Jacquet. Categories: Documentary. Year: 2005.
Morgan Freeman in March of the Penguins